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Students/Alumni

Welcome

Whether you are exploring a career, seeking a new opportunity, or looking to expand your professional network and connect with fellow Coyotes, CSUSB is committed to helping you achieve your professional goals.

The CSUSB Career Center provides services and resources to all students and alumni. Our staff meet with students and alumni to help identify skills, interests and values as well as explore career opportunities. Learn more about what we do and how we can support you here. We look forward to helping you, wherever you are in your career journey!

Career Center Services

Career Counseling Appointments (30-60 min.) & Career Counseling Drop-ins* (15 min.) for:

  • Major & Career Exploration
  • Career Planning
  • Job, Internship, & Volunteer Opportunity Search
  • Resume & Cover Letter Development/Reviews
  • Interview Skill Building & Practice
  • Networking & LinkedIn Profile Building
  • Graduate School Preparation

*These Career Counseling drop-ins are conducted by Career Counseling staff.

Peer Career Advising Drop-ins* (15 min.) for:

  • Resume & Cover Letter Development/Reviews
  • General Handshake and Career Center questions

*These Peer Career Advising drop-ins are conducted by Student Assistants in our office who are Peer Advisors or Peer Career Educators trained by the Career Counseling staff to provide this peer-peer service.

Clothing Closet

The Clothing Closet provides CSUSB students with access to FREE professional and business casual attire that is appropriate for career fairs, interviews, and the workplace. It is important for students to look professional throughout their job search and when they enter the professional world. Through this service we want to help students look their best and make a lasting positive impression. The attire is generously donated by faculty, staff, alumni, employers, local businesses, and community members. 

Handshake

Handshake is a platform that connects talented Coyotes with internships, jobs and career opportunities. Use Handshake to: 

  • Connect with employers
  • View job fairs and events
  • Develop your professional profile
  • Search for on- and off-campus internships and jobs
  • Access career development resources
  • Make career counseling appointments

Online Resources

The Career Center provides students with a variety of career and professional development resources to assist with the following:

  • Self-Discovery/Development
  • Major & Career Exploration/Planning
  • Resume/Cover Letter Writing
  • Job & Internship Search
  • Networking
  • Interviewing
  • College Specific Student Support

Special Programs & Scholarship/Award Opportunities

Insight to Industry Program

The Insight to Industry Program at CSUSB is a new initiative designed to bridge the gap between our local educated workforce and our local business community.  The sites immerse students in their chosen field and provide educational programming to further their knowledge and understanding of the workforce. Our Insight to Industry Program is an exciting way for students to go and experience how each organization works. These tours will benefit them by exposing them to internships, career opportunities, industry trends, and how to network with key leadership.

CSUSB Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) Student Track Scholarship

The Career Center at CSUSB offers students the CSUSB HACU Student Track Scholarship, funded by Associated Students Inc. (ASI) and Academic Affairs. As a scholarship recipient, students undergo a rigorous two-day preconference held in September to fully prepare them and be fully sponsored to attend the HACU Annual Conference. As a HACU Scholar, students are assigned a counselor to identify their goals and equip them with the necessary resources and tools to successfully attend the conference. The scholarship also includes all travel/logistics, hotel accommodation and conference registration.

The HACU Annual Conference is a three-day conference, where participants network with over 500 students from colleges and universities across the country. Students may also secure internships and full-time employment as they network with hundreds of potential employers.

Internship Awards

Career Center Internship Award
The Career Center Internship Award funds CSUSB students who are interning at unpaid /academic internship with a nonprofit, government, or municipal organization.  The Career Center supports students to leverage their future career opportunities by gaining skills in their fields of interests.  Students who meet the requirements may be eligible to receive the $1,000 award!

Stand Up For San Bernardino Internship Award
The award funds CSUSB students who have an unpaid/academic internship with a nonprofit, government, or municipal organization in the city of San Bernardino.  The Career Center equips interns with the tools necessary to maximize their internship opportunity.  Students who meet the requirements may be eligible to receive a $1,000 internship award!

Events

Career & Internship Fairs

The CSUSB Career Center offers a variety of career and internship fairs throughout the year. Each fair provides students an opportunity to meet hundreds of eager off-campus employers who are motivated and ready to recruit for employment and internships. 
Learn how to maximize your career fair & professional conference experience by clicking on the guide below: 

Workshops & Group Career Counseling Series

The Career Center Career conducts a variety of workshops & group career counseling series to help students with various career & professional development topics such as resume/cover letter writing, graduate school preparation, networking, job and internship search, major/career exploration and career planning.